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Smith Statement on Passing of Don Overman

September 16, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement on the passing of former Scottsbluff Mayor Don Overman:


We are saddened to say goodbye to one of the staples of the Scottsbluff-Gering community. For decades, Don served our community through his role as City Councilman and Mayor of Scottsbluff. His diligence and hard work as Chairman of the Airport Board for Western Nebraska Regional Airport allowed for the success it sees today, benefiting the entire area. I had the pleasure of knowing Don for many years, and my thoughts and prayers are with his loving family.”


Former Mayor Overman passed away today, September 16th, at the age of 90. He is survived by his with Bernadine, their four children, and six grandchildren.